Isaiah 1:20

“But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But if yee refuse and rebell, yee shalbe deuoured with the sword: for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But if you refuse and rebel, You will be devoured by the sword. Truly, the mouth of the LORD has spoken."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But if your hearts are turned against me, I will send destruction on you by the sword; so the Lord has said.
- Basic English Bible

but if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken.
- Darby Bible

But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.
- Webster's Bible

but if you refuse and rebel, you shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of Yahweh has spoken it."
- World English Bible

And if ye refuse, and have rebelled, [By] the sword ye are consumed, For the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Isaiah 1

  • C. Gabriel
    I find the Book of Isaiah very deep, and have some understanding, but majority I do not comprehend. Still learning!
    I found this site which has commentaries, which helps a lot!
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Ernetns, Job 13:3 gives " reason with God." Sorry! I spoke too soon.
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Ahoents Ernest, Can you give us scripture that tells us to "reason" with God? What I see in scripture is "believe" in and on Jesus Christ. But I would like to see scripture that gives what you say substance. thank you
  • Ahoentsu Ernest
    God is so merciful to forgive us our sins and still reason with us I pray that whoever reads this will change his or her life and reason with God
  • Connie
    Chapter 1:18 zEither as a individual or a nation ,God is willing to forgive our sins ,we are to turn from our ways of innitly, by overcoming the weights that can so easiy beset us ,so we are aware and know their is a warfare between good and evil going on in our members the mind one example ,that will be an on going battle,between the flesh and the spirit ,until the Lord comes back again.
  • Merilyn Ray
    Piggy back to the comment by LL regarding, Christians are protected, we must remember, scriptures also states in KJV the book of Matthew 5 verse 45, That ye may be children of your Father which is in heaven: for He maketh His sun to rise on the evil and the good and sendeth rain on the just and the unjust.

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